Perio Update: Peri-implant Disease
The aim of this clinical update is to review the aetiology, prevention and management of peri-implant disease.
The GDC requires dental professionals to link their CPD activities to at least one development outcome as part of the new enhanced CPD scheme.
This module can be linked to development outcome C: Maintenance and development of knowledge and skill within your field of practice.
Suitable CPD for all members of the dental team involved with patient care.
Completion of this module and passing the associated quiz will satisfy GDC requirements for 1.5 hours of CPD.
The content does not have to be completed all at once, you will be returned to where you left off when your restart the e-learning module.
On completion of this module you should be able to:
- Define peri-implant disease
- Recognise the main aetiological factors and associated risk factors
- Understand the principles for monitoring and diagnosis of these conditions
- Describe the management principles for peri-implant disease
- Provide supportive care for patients with implants.
Topic 1: What is peri-implant disease?
Topic 2: Aetiology
Topic 3: Risk factors
Topic 4: Monitoring implants
Topic 5: Diagnosis
Topic 6: Management principles
Topic 7: Supportive care for implants
Topic 8: Clinical cases
Topic 9: Summary
There are interactive questions and activities throughout the module, which are not assessed.
On completion of the module there is a separately assessed quiz.
You will need to achieve 70 % for this quiz to complete the module and access your CPD certificate. You will have two opportunities to achieve the required score.